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Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
her. she was in deep trouble and sent her fleeing one step ahead of the law. jan. >> all right, bruce leshan live for us. thank you. >>> first, it was montgomery and prince georges counties and hours ago, the d.c. council voted to raise the minimum rage to $11.50 an hour. it was a unanimous vote. now the vote was just preliminary. final approval is expected next month. mayor vincent gray says he would have preferred a $10 an hour minimum wage, but the council should have enough votes to override any veto. >> checking up on the affordable care act, the white house is going on a three week offensive to push the government's new healthcare program. battered by two months of bad publicity, the administration says the affordable care website is operating much more smoothly now. president obama kicked off the public relations campaign today. >> this law is working and will work into the future. people want a financial stability of health insurance and we're going to keep on working to fix whatever problems come up. >> healthcare.gov says more than a million people visited the website mon
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
under federal child pornography laws after an alleged incident on duty sunday in southeast washington. >> pretty regular guy. >> reporter: neighbors shocked by the allegations against him. >> that's marc? i haven't seen anything like that that would lead to me thinking that was something he did -- he'd be involved in. >> reporter: according to court documents washington went to a southeast apartment sunday night unannounced to ask about a 15-year-old girl who'd returned home after washington took a missing person report from her mother the day before. washington told the mom he wanted to interview the girl alone if her room and once there he told the 15-year-old to take off her top so he could take pictures of her injuries with his kodak easy share camera. she said she didn't have any injuries to see but the officer allegedly insisted calling it quote part of the procedure. he did the same on the girl's lower body saying he needed photos of tattoos for identification purposes. when investigators seized the camera they found photos of the girl and two other unknown victims. washington'
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
is analyzing the train's data recorders. law enforcement source told cbs news the train's engineer, william rockefeller, jr., said the brakes were not working properly. denise williams was hurt and is still in the hospital. >> it was going fast. what i said was, i felt this joy. >> ntsb said investigators could spend up to ten days here looking at all aspects of the accident. while the investigation continues about 26,000 commuters have to find other ways to get into work. >> a ferry to the train, to the bus, to another train, to the subway. >> this is the latest mishap for metro north, six months ago, a train derailed in connecticut. in july, a freight train derailed close to the site of sunday's crash. coem for cbs news, the bronx, new york. >> investigators plan to interview the train conductor and the engineer in the next day or two. >> here's news that may not sit well with metro riders. jack up fares by 3%. that means a 10-cent increase to the cost of the typical train ride. the standard would go up to $1.75, regardless whether you pay with cash or your smart trip card, and parkin
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
the unemployment rate to 7%. >> a little whacky. i mean what can you do, though? it is a law, supposed to obey the laws of the land. >>> many people are still looking for work, could lose their unemployment checks if congress doesn't extend a program that expanded benefits during the financial crisis. that would make the unemployed eligible for just six months of payments meaning about 1 million people would lose benefits come january. >>> coming up next as the world mourns one of the most revered and respected men of our time, nelson mandela, one man who worked for him recalls the lessons he learned that changed his life. a subaru... ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the ennmviroent, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> funeral arrangements have been announced for nelson mandela, a state f
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
nonviolence to bring about change. he became a lawyer and opened the first south african law firm to defend blacks who were forced from their land, but in 1960 mandela turned militant when 69 black protesters were massacred. >> many use fear, but it is useless and futile for us to continue talking peace and nonviolence. >> reporter: mandela lived up to his tribal name troublemaker repeatedly challenging authority. he was convicted of sabotage and conspiracy to overthrow the government and sentenced to life in prison on south africa's infamous robin island. he was cut off from the outside world, but mandela's message and his movement endured. his wife winnie became his unofficial ambassador. finally in 1990 nelson mandela was free. >> so help me god. >> reporter: mandela became south africa's first black president and crafted a new constitution. he preached reconciliation and never spoke of retribution. mandela became a larger than life figure with rock star status, celebrities and world leaders came calling. he won the nobel peace prize and traveled the world. mandela and his wife winnie
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